|Birth Date||8 November 1993|
|Birth Place||Lagos State|
|Record Label||Fierce Nation|
Olamilekan Agbeleshe professionally known as Laycon has had some interesting and fascinating moment before he entered the limelight and how he came into the limelight. Below are some of the few:
The Multi talented rapper’s IG Page had set the record of being the first housemate ever to hit a million followers while still in the house.
Laycon’s IG page achieved this feat on the 19th of September 2020, he’s become the first housemate ever to hit the million mark as a result of the fame he’s garnered in the Big Brother house.
It should be recalled that Laycon was also the first housemate of the fifth edition of the reality TV show to be verified on Instagram with just 45k followers on the photo sharing platform.
Before he made it into the Big Brother house, Laycon —a talented 24 year old rapper— had just close to 4k followers but few days after viewers got to know him and had a liking for his personality, his amount of follows skyrocketed in no time and now, he’s copped a whopping million followers.
In another related news, Laycon was promised he would perform alongside Wizkid and Burna Boy at the forthcoming AfroNation festival as co-founder has offered him a slot.
The festival which is slated to take place in 2021 in Portugal, will be a 3-day event that will see top music stars like Wizkid, Olamide and Burna Boy performing.
The show organizer, Adesegun Adeosun Jr popularly known as King Smade recently wowed Laycon’s fans when he revealed he’ll get the housemate – who is a musician – to perform at AfroNation festival.
Nigerian Singer and music producer, Samklef who is a Laycon stan earlier made a post suggesting they throw a party to celebrate when Laycon wins.
Responding to this, King Smade, The show organizer of AfroNation festival took to the comment section to reveal that he will have the housemate perform at the festival.
Samklef shared a screenshot of the comment via Twitter and fans cannot curtail their happiness, have they’ve taken to the platform to celebrate their favourite.
For an upcoming act like Laycon, this offer, if accepted will be a dream come true for him as it would be to any musician hustling for a breakthrough.
While In the Big Brother Naija House, Laycon opened up about his genotype to his fellow housemates, stating that he’s “SC” and doesn’t like to share the information with people to avoid pity.
The musician further explained that although he has hemoglobin that carries symptoms similar to those of Sickle Cell disease, they are dormant in his own case.
In his words,
“I don’t like to tell people my genotype because I feel they will think I’m sick.”
His song ‘Fierce’ featuring rapper Reminisce and Chinko Ekun making it to MTV BASE Top ten charts for six months is one of his biggest achievements.
After his inclusion, Laycon has gotten numerous endorsements from most celebrities just for him being a rapper.
He also emerge as the winner for the Big Brother Naija Season 5 going home with N30 million naira cash price, An Innoson Vehicle SUV, Dubai Trip for two, Trip to watch the UEFA Champions League Final, One year supply of Indomie noodles and pepsi and A 2 bed-room apartment.
Laycon Social Media Handle
You can follow Laycon on his instagram account @itslaycon and on twitter @itsLaycoon
Laycon never gave up. He always strive and made sure he doesn’t go out of boundaries. He does things his own way and this made people cherish and appreciate him. He is a perfect example of an Intelligent Leader. I hope you enjoyed this article.